Pearson intros tablet for school children

Sharath Kumar
New Update

Pearson, a leading education group, has forayed into ever expanding table market with a new new tablet-based education solution.


The MX Touch platform promises effective personalized and collaborative digital learning experience with rich digital content, 3D animations, quizzes and videos.

With built in applications, the MX Touch allows parents to monitor the academic progress of their children more accurately than ever before with easy access to assignments, difficult lessons covered during school hours and archived assessments and tests.

MX Touch variants are available in 7 and 10 inch tablets from our preferred tablet manufacturers. The 7 inch tablet comes with a price tag of Rs. 7000, while the 10inch bundled pack will cost Rs. 12000 (approx).


The product was launched in Bangalore, India by Genevieve Shore - Chief Information Officer and Director of Digital Strategy for Pearson, along with Anil Kumble, iconic cricketer, who has a long standing association with the company.


"The MX Touch is a great example of how Pearson is harnessing technology to improve the learning opportunities and outcomes of school children in India", Genevieve said."We believe that if our products and services can help learning flourish, so will people" she also added.


MX Touch is available in three versions: Active Touch, DigitALly, Ultimate. The three versions are packed with different sections, subjects and applications, according to the grades and mode of teaching.

Meena Ganesh, CEO & MD of Pearson Education services said "Education is the most important social and economic issue facing our country and our times, and with MX Touch we are delighted to introduce such a significant contribution that will shape the future of an educated India".

"Our vision is to empower users by giving them a cost-effective, Eco-friendly product that captures their needs and has the curriculum framework at its heart" said Naveen Rajlani, Senior Vice President and Head - School Division, Pearson Education India. He added "MX Touch is a flexible combination of graded content and exciting new digital resources. Its assessment module personalizes learning and analyzes progress. It lightens the schoolbag as the textbooks are now digital. With MX Touch, we would be bringing to India the best of our global capabilities, as well as our own capabilities in content development, thereby living up to the Pearson ideal of efficacy."